Trip Planning

Trip planning really means food planning to us. When you're mapping out your route, turn to Chowhounds to help mark the best spots to stop for every meal (plus a few snacks and drinks in between).

Why You Should Always Take a Food Tour When You Travel

Making plans to travel may include things like buying airline tickets, making sure you have your passport, and booking a table at that restaurant everyone Instagrams. However, there is something else...

If you have to go to a 3* in Paris for dinner...

by karasu 3 days ago

which one(s) would be the best choice speaking of taste and quality of food and wine collection these days? Some fancier 2* might do the job as well. Our limited experiences with some were pretty a...

Piemonte this fall (2021), book early!

by bigjppop 4 hours ago

I’ve been putting together my upcoming trip to Milan and Piemonte (mid-November) and I’m pretty amazed at how full everything is. People are clearly going out/traveling again. If you’re planning a ...

Catching up on a few N.O. restaurant visits

by collardman 2 months ago

In the C19 gap and a bit later we got to a few restaurants, not just take out. So some current comments. Brown Butter is still it's consistant self with maybe a slighly shorted menu. The burgers...

Paris Restaurant Itinerary Advice. First Visit!

by yell0fello 4 years ago

Hey everyone! We're a couple from San Francisco and will be visiting Paris for the first time in May. We have 7 nights and have been following this blog closely in our planning. Our current line...

Advice needed to fine-tune choices

by saffrongold 13 days ago

Hello , I have many questions and options, would love some input. We are 4 friends in our late-50's and adventurous eaters. Our first day will begin with b’fast at Veselka (for sentimental reas...

Looking for restaurant recommendations near Disneyland Paris

by RickBehl 7 days ago

Hi, I will be heading to Disneyland Paris for 3 nights in just over a week and will be staying close by to the park. I'm anticipating not a very high level of gastronomy within the park so I thi...

Back on Castilla-León's roast lamb trail

by Maribel 12 days ago

We made a delightful recent discovery while driving from Valladolid to Madrid in pretty Arévalo, Avila province, stopping for a roast lamb lunch at the 1 Repsol sun, family-run ASADOR LAS CUBAS, go...

Madrid Casual

by Marcinho 15 days ago

I’m headed to Madrid in a few weeks from NYC. I’ve been reading a lot discussed here on Michelin/Repsol rated spots, all which sound sound fantastic and we’ll definitely get to experience some of t...

Planning Piedmont in Nov 2021

by veddeshpande 22 days ago

I'm going to Piedmont in early November, and based on the many posts here, I've so far decided to go to Veglio, La Cocinella, and Guido. I also wanted to go to Veglio and La Cocinella twice, becaus...

World's Best Awards-Spain winners

by Maribel 15 days ago

The much talked about, often controversial and highly subjective World's Best Restaurants awards were presented today, and Spain came in with 6 winners in the 1st to 50th best category. Congratula...

Suggestions for Barcelona Restaurants and Vineyards

by socialcapitalist 15 days ago

Hi Everyone, My wife and I are heading to Barcelona for a few days and we're hoping to get some recommendations on restaurants and best natural vineyards. We like all sorts of cuisines and price...

Road trip: Chicago to the Dells

by twodales2 16 days ago

Any new suggestions for places to stop for meals from Chicago to the Wisconsin Dells? We will be going via Rockford and Madison. Anything from Cheap 'n Cheerful to Fancy pants will do. Thanks

Please help finalize itinerary for Durham (and some time in Raleigh)!

by indiefoodie 2 months ago

Hello, 4 of us will be visiting Durham in a few weeks. This'll be my first visit and the priority is to try stuff that Durham/Raleigh does well and NYC does not! Things like BBQ, southern food, b...

Sicily Wants To Lure Tourists By Helping Pay For Flights And Hotels Post-Lockdown

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Sicily’s original scheme, baptized "Empty for Full," would launch once Italy reopens its borders. Vouchers for discounted flights, hotels and free museum tickets will be made available via the isla...

Tampa or Clearwater dining

by Phil_A_Mignon 7 months ago

You're a forty-something male traveling from Pennsylvania to the Tampa/Clearwater area for an extended weekend to meet up with your forty-something high school buddies who you haven't seen in three...

Saranac Lake, NY, Restaurant Recs

by pamE 24 days ago

We haven’t traveled much recently but will be spending two nights in Saranac Lake, NY, in early October at the Saranac Waterfront Lodge. We’d love some recommendations from anyone who knows the ar...

First Time Trip to Piedmont

by letahaa 1 month ago

My husband and I will be visiting Piedmont for the first time in October 2021. I have done a lot of research on these boards, and have come up with a proposed plan but would love to hear thoughts f...

Avignon/Menerbes/St Remy/Arles Itinerary Check (Sep 2021)

by bigjppop 22 days ago

I’m on my way to Provence this weekend and I’m pretty excited for the trip. This will be my second visit and focusing a little more on the western side. I’ve received some good tips from this group...

Cheap eats in BosWash?

by saacnmama 1 month ago

We'll be doing the grand college tour, and need to eat along the way. In Boston, we’ll be staying near the Back Bay T stop and looking at schools all over town. In NYC, we’ll be on the Uppe...

Madrid recommendations 2021-2022

by arturchik 27 days ago

I read a number of posts regarding Madrid. However, given pandemic and not knowing latest, I decided to ask. Looking for several restaurant ideas. Not looking for the most expensive (so no Diver...